I will be attending a dinner made up of “young voters” organized by Congresswoman Lia Limon from the the Green Party. She’s a plurinominal representative meaning that she’s served this term (2015-2018) as an unelected lawmaker as per the Mexican requirement of proportional representation.

Congresswoman Limon has not really shown what her further political aspirations are. She’s been a member of both PAN and PRI (as the Green Party is basically PRI).

Here are her positions:

  • President of the Radio and TV house commission.
  • Secretary of the oversight of aggression against members of the media committee .
  • Secretary of the house justice committee
  • Secretary of electoral oversight for the 2017 elections
  • Member of the gender equality commission

Here is her preparation:

  • Law degree from Iberoamerican University
  • Master’s degree in law and foreign relations from Tufts University.

Past positions:

  • She has worked for the government in various guises since 1995, unelected.
  • She was a local congresswoman for the 5th session of the Mexico City legislature(2009-2012) for PAN (elected) for district 16 (Miguel Hidalgo).

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There isn’t much coverage on her, although what coverage there is seems to focus less on her work and more on the fact that she’s got a vagina.

What is covered about her politically seems kind of weird, she tried to give money to the family of the 43 killed teachers of Guerrero as a member of the Government secretary (think White House policy center) but also claimed the government had powers that are strictly unconstitutional.

So, I’ll let her make her case, but I think its a great opportunity to ask questions, of which I will be selecting some from here.